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Old 06-22-10, 07:34 PM
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Headset standard question

I managed to get my hands on a pretty nice Raleigh frame, no headset or fork included. The problem I have involves the headset. From the description, the frame requires a Columbus headset, but I don't seem to have any success finding a source for one online. Does the Columbus headset standard go by another name, or was it really so rarely used that no one makes them any more?
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Please start off by telling us WHAT KIND of Raleigh frame you recently acquired. Old? New" Model?
IT could either be that you need some obscure vintage Campy headset or a newer 45 degree Campy Style integrated headset.
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Originally Posted by Ingleside View Post
Please start off by telling us WHAT KIND of Raleigh frame you recently acquired. Old? New" Model?
IT could either be that you need some obscure vintage Campy headset or a newer 45 degree Campy Style integrated headset.
Take your bike to a shop that has the headset measuring tool. That way youll know for sure.
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Originally Posted by Ingleside View Post
Please start off by telling us WHAT KIND of Raleigh frame you recently acquired. Old? New" Model?
IT could either be that you need some obscure vintage Campy headset or a newer 45 degree Campy Style integrated headset.
It's a 2004 Raleigh Race. Is the Campy Hiddenset standard compatible with the Columbus standard?
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It's a 2004 Raleigh Race. Is the Campy Hiddenset standard compatible with the Columbus standard?
No

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Old 06-23-10, 09:51 AM
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Yeah, didn't think so. Previous poster's answer made me wonder since he mentioned Campy headsets.
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